March 21, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)


Thomas Alfred Thompson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. T. A. THOMPSON (Lanark):

Mr. Speaker, before the orders of the day are called I should like to draw your attention to an error in yesterday's Hansard. When the orders of the day were called yesterday the Prime Minister (Mr. Mackenzie King) rose in his place and read a carefully prepared statement to the house, at the conclusion of which he stated that one page had been omitted from his notes. He then retired from the chamber and the house proceeded with ordinary routine business. Returning to the chamber in about three-quarters of an hour the Prime Minister read his entire statement, including the page which had been omitted. I find on looking up Hansard this morning that the Prime Minister's original statement, together with certain remarks that were made by the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Manion) have been omitted from Hansard. My question is: On what authority is this being

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